Document Type

Article

Keywords

Fluoroacetate, fluorocitrate, fluoroaconitate

Disciplines

Biochemistry

Abstract

The concept of lethal synthesis as suggested by Peters is reviewed in the light of the more recent work in this area. It is suggested that fluorocitrate is a "suicide" substrate for aconitase rather than a competitive inhibitor as originally suggested. The use of these substances to study glialneuronal relationships is considered

Article Number

1015

Publication Date

1991

Comments

Neurochemical research 16 no. 9:1055-1058. http://0-dx.doi.org.library.simmons.edu/10.1007/BF00965850

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